|What is the role of engineering in sustainability?|
Peter Head, Director at Arup, discusses sustainable engineering. Engineering has an important role to play in sustainability, in particular sustainable development. Sustainable engineering factors in the social, economic and environmental impact of development projects ? the triple bottom line.
Keywords: news&information; engineering and sustainability; sustainable engineering; sustainable development; environmental impact of engineering; environmental impact of development projects; triple bottom line; engineering social impact; engineering economic impact
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 182 - School Board or Paint Drying 9-5-13|
Westwood One reprise, syndication bullies, "do you wanna move back?", and the best tips and tricks. Plus, we suggest that the school board meeting should compete with the sound of paint drying. It's a potpourri show that turned out really well!
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; broadcasting; westwood one; radio syndication; radio engineering; broadcast engineering; radio technology
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 184 - Engineering for the Stars 9-26-13|
What does an engineer do when Bill O'Reilly starts arguing politics you, or Dan Rather hands you a screwdriver? Or when WOR's John Gambling won't rest easy until you arrive on-scene? It's part of a day's work for big city and network radio engineers. Tom Ray and Chris Tobin regale us with hilarity and insight about working with high-strung stars and ordinary folks with household names.
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; radio tech; radio; broadcasting; engineering; broadcast engineering
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 159 - Jake Bechtold 3-14-13|
In radio industry news this week: More IP-Audio products on the markets. Talk show call screening and social media get on the same User Interface. More cameras in radio studios. The Sequester will stop FEMA-IPAWS reps from talking with broadcasters at NAB. And, meet Jake Bechtold. He's another up-and-coming radio engineer who started in IT. Jake represents the next generation of engineers who approach radio from an IT perspective...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; radio engineering; nab; fema; broadcasting; broadcast engineering; hd radio
|Biomedical Engineering Careers: Making a Difference in the World (Ep. #43)|
Do you like biology, chemistry and math? Want an inspirational career where you'll feel like you're making a difference in the world? Come watch today's guest, a bioengineer, tell Marc Luber of Careers Out There about becoming a biomedical engineer.
Keywords: health care careers; science careers; engineering careers; biomedical engineering; careers out there; career advice; pharmaceutical industry
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 157 - Paul Brenner 2-28-13|
What can broadcasters do with multi-kilowatts and a 24/7 wide-area data stream? Paul Brenner, head of the Broadcasters Traffic Consortium has some ideas that are in the consumer marketplace now. Up to date Traffic, Weather, News, Fuel Prices, Advertising, and Alerts are being sent now over FM HD signals. Paul describes this exciting technology that makes FM broadcasters a key part of a wide-area data delivery system...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; broadcasting; technology; broadcast engineering; radio engineering; radio technology; hd radio; fm radio
|HP's Education Vision: Combining Human Ingenuity and Technology|
HP's Data Central Blog By Michael_Thacker When HP looks at the changing technological landscape, it inspires us to support the education needs of future generations. By 2014, there are expected to be 2 million jobs created in the science, technology, engineering and math-related (STEM ) fields. So for students, a solid education is more important than ever. Enter HP Catalyst Initiative, an international network of educators all working toward a common goal: to create and promote new approaches t...
Keywords: searchonly; hp; |; hewlett; packard; |; human; ingenuity; |; science; |; technology; |; engineering; |; jobs
|Bombardier Transportation: Women in Engineering|
Learn about the company and the engineering careers that it offers, then follow a colleague through her day-to-day life as a female engineer at Bombardier Transportation. See her interactions with colleagues and customers as well as her opportunities for learning, advancement, training and travel. This video was sponsored by the Female Engineering Network, a cross-functional group spread over 20 sites and including more than 140 colleagues, who work on making Bombardier more attractive to female...
Keywords: searchonly; stem; |; diversity; |; women; |; women; in; engineering; |; workplace; diversity
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep 138 - AES with David Bialik 9-27-12|
Chris Tarr and Chris Tobin join me to chat with David Bialik about the broadcast and streaming sessions at the Audio Engineering Society Convention. It's October 25th through 29th at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Did you know there are two free sessions on Troubleshooting, Maintenance and Repair?
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; david bialik; kirk karnack; telos; broadcasting; broadcast engineering; radio technology; audio engineering society
|Chemical Engineering Careers: Interview with a Chemical Engineer (Ep. #42)|
Do you like math and science? Enjoy chemistry? Like solving tough problems? Come check out careers in chemical engineering as today's guest, a chemical engineer, tells Marc Luber of Careers Out There about becoming a chemical engineer.
Keywords: chemical engineer; careers out there; career advice; career information; chemical engineering careers; math and science careers; engineering jobs
|This Week In Radio Tech Ep. 146 - Keith Smeal in the Eye of Sandy 11-29-12|
Keith Smeal is Director of Technical Operations at Greater Media - New Jersey. Keith and his engineering crew prepared for, then looked Hurricane Sandy right in the eye as she made landfall between two of Greater Media's radio stations. Keith talks about preparing to stay on-air during and after the storm, plus which plans worked out and how preparations will be different next time. Tom Ray, VP of Engineering at Buckley Broadcasting, tells us more about his efforts to keep the legendary news & t...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; hurricane sandy; radio; broadcasting; verizon; the vault; radio technology; broadcast engineering; keith smeal; radio engineering; new york hurricane; wor
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 177 - Christian Vang Challenge Accepted 8-1-13|
Christian Vang, an engineer at ESPN Audio Technology Group, was asked to install an on-air talkshow system. The catch? The control room, talent studio, and call screeners are all in different cities, separated by hundreds of miles. "Challenge accepted!" Vang replied. Christian tells the story along with great advice for engineers to expand their skills and value.
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; broadcasting; espn; christian vang; radio tech; broadcast engineering; telos vx
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 162 - NAB or Bust 4-4-13|
What's new at NAB? What equipment, software, and services will engineers be asking about? Chris Tobin, Tom Ray, and Kirk Harnack discuss these and other NAB Preview subjects.
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; nab; technology; broadcasting; radio; engineering; tv; broadcast equipment; audio technology
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 160 - John Garziglia 3-21-13|
Legal matters in broadcasting both frame and dictate the way we work. On this episode of TWiRT, John Garziglia joins us to talk about the legal, process, and practical sides of FM translators and more. John is a Partner in the Washington, DC, office of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, representing radio and television broadcasters with Federal Communications Commission and communications law matters...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; fcc; broadcasting; radio; technology; broadcast engineering; fm radio; tv; am radio
|CEOLive: US Aerospace 04.19.10|
Interview with Mr. David Duquette, CEO of US Aerospace, Inc.
Keywords: searchonly; aerospaceaerospace industryaerospace manufacturingaerospace marketaerospace partsaerospace structuresaircraft materials; engineering aerospace; precision manufacturing; us aerospace
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 179 - MEMDev and AES 8-16-13|
Clear Channel is doing something about the shortage of experienced radio engineers. Jeff Littlejohn, EVP of Engineering and System Integration, tell us about the Market Engineering Manager Development Program - MEMDev. And, the 135th AES Convention and Expo returns to New York in October. Broadcast and Streaming Chairman, David Bialik, gives us a first look at the presentations and panels for this big event.
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; aes expo; memdev; jeff littlejohn; david bialik; broadcasting; radio; engineering
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 168 - StreamOn! with Andrew Snook 5-23-13|
So many broadcasters are streaming today, but are all streaming experiences the same? Seems not, and Andrew Snook with StreamOn! is here to explain the technology they're using to give listeners compelling experiences. With these different ideas and platforms, the streaming audio horizon is varied and broad.
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; broadcasting; radio; engineering; streaming; radio tech; streamon; audio technology; andrew snook
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 156 - Stephen Poole 2-21-13|
Many times we overlook successful broadcast groups in our industry, Crawford Broadcasting's Stephen Poole talks about his great employer, two excellent assistants and 5 radio stations they support. Our discussion touches on why you should understand how other departments at your radio station function, can you talk GM speak?, Sales Manager jargon? Also, can jukebox radio really help the industry while non traditional sources for music and news continue to gain popularity...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; broadcasting; technology; radio engineering; broadcast engineer; broadcast technology; radio
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 161 - Audio Reliability Over the Public Internet|
One of the challenges in transferring audio programming over IP networks, especially over the Public Internet, is data loss caused by two factors: congestion-related packet loss and varying latency or jitter. IP links may drop packets for several reasons; though some transmission protocols are designed to mitigate or correct such losses, they require extra bandwidth and extra time to make these corrections...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; radio; broadcasting; engineering; broadcast engineernig; isdn; ip audio; radio tech; networking
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 170 - War Stories with Michael Patton 6-6-13|
Snakes, deadbeats, component-level repair, and a scary raccoon are all part of this War Stories episode. Legendary Project Engineer, Michael Patton, joins us for some wild stories and a few teachable moments in broadcast engineering.
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; broadcasting; radio; fm; engineering; radio technology
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 163 - NAB Free For All 4-11-13|
Well, NAB is hardly what you'd call "free." But Chris Tobin and Kirk Harnack were there, and were able to spend a little time scouting the Central Hall where most of the radio industry manufacturers are. Chris Tarr joins us from NOT NAB - in Mukwanago, Wisconsin - where engineering life is good. We're dishing' on NAB - some new products and the state of affairs we call "radio."
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; nab; telos; comrex; broadcasting; radio technology; fm radio; broadcast engineering
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 169 - Glynn Walden on AM's Future 5-30-13|
It's become AM Radio fighting the following: Hostile RF Noise from dozens of devices in every home, overcrowding of the AM band in the name of "serving communities", terrible quality from AM radio makers who have forgotten or ignored how to make usable radios, and continued encroachment from other content services. How can AM radio survive? Glynn Walden, SVP-Engineering for CBS Radio, says it cannot survive...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; am radio; transmitters; broadcasting; engineering; radio technology; glynn walden; cbs radio
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 181 - Movin' On Up - with Chris Tarr 8-29-13|
Can great planning and preparedness reduce the trauma of a live radio studio move? Chris Tarr just moved Radio Milwaukee's studios to a newly renovated building. Then, just when you thought everything was under control, a small disaster struck! Tom Ray and Chris Tobin join me to talk about the excitement and perils of studio moves.
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; broadcasting; radio tech; broadcast engineering; radio milwaukee; radio
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 171 - Patent Trolls and Other Scofflaws 6-13-13|
Obama goes Troll Hunting. ASCAP says "No broadcaster discount for you, Pandora, even though you're a real broadcaster now." Oh, those unfair Regulatory Fees. Another AM station gives up. And who's gonna drive my car while I'm playing with the radio knobs?
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; ascap; pandora; fcc; radio technology; broadcasting; broadcast engineering; fm
|Cisco Employees To Be Among 1 Million STEM Mentors By 2020|
By Sandra Wheatley Cisco’s Patrick Finn, Senior Vice President, Public Sector, joined U.S. President Barack Obama and 9 other leading U.S. technology companies and education nonprofits to launch US2020 at the White House Science Fair. US2020 is an all-hands-on-deck initiative that aims to connect more science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) professionals to students from kindergarten through college.
Keywords: searchonly; cisco; |; education; |; mathematics; |; stem; |; stem; education; |; science; |; technology; |; volunteering; |; citizen; schools; |; engineering; |; us2020
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 173 - Billy, You Are a Hero 6-27-13|
VoIP is coming to a station near you. It's mature technology at work in over 80% of new enterprise telephone systems. With a little research you can be a can be a hero at your station. Reduce operating costs and add flexibility. SIP (the most popular VoIP protocol) is one of the most useful and exciting technologies available to terrestrial and Internet broadcasters. Broadcast engineers, who are naturally curious about new technologies, should download Blink from http://www.icanblink.com, set up...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; voip; sip; radio; broadcasting; broadcast engineering; internet
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 167 - Transmitter Recycling to No Transmitter at All 5-16-13|
Chris Tobin - on location in Bryant Park, Manhattan - and Kirk Harnack discuss Amateur Radio enthusiasts recycling retired AM transmitters. Fast forward to this weekend's Dayton Hamvention, Google's new All Access service, how streaming listeners are cranking up their habit, and what strategies broadcasters need to be thinking about now.
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; broadcasting; am transmitters; ham radio; amateur radio; radio technology; broadcast engineering
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 183 - Greg Shay on the New AES67 IP-Audio Standard 9-12-13|
The Audio Engineering Society just published AES67, a framework to standardize low-latency IP-Audio and provide for interoperability. What will this new standard mean for users of Axia Livewire, Wheatnet-IP, Dante, Ravenna, and others? Greg Shay, Chief Science Officer with The Telos Alliance, describes how the different IP-Audio standards came to be, and how AES67 (formerly X192) will mean more good choices for IP-Audio network users.
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; telos; axia livewire; ip audio; aes67; broadcasting; radio engineering
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 164 - Me and 4294967296 Friends 4-25-13|
How did we get to this point where the end of ISDN is worrying broadcast engineers? Was ISDN that good? Is IP-audio that scary? Can we master the packets and get IP connections to work reliably and robustly for us as broadcasters? The answer is - mostly yes.
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; comrex; broadcasting; radio; isdn; broadcast engineering; ip audio; telos
|Scratch workshop Stedelijk Gymnaisum Arnhem bij HAN - Hans Mestrum|
2e jaars leerlingen van het Stedelijk Gymnasium Arnhem kregen een workshop scratch bij Embedded Systems Engineering aan de HAN. Mede georgaiseerd door Technoplanet uit Arnhem. Scratch is een zeer gebruiksvriendelijke programmeertaal speciaal voor leeringen tussen 10 en 17 jaar.
Keywords: han; hogeschool van arnhem en nijmegen; scratch; stedelijk gymnasium arnhem; embedded systems engineering
|Interview Hugo Arends over scratch en embedded systems engineering - Hans Mestrum|
Gesprekje met Hugo Arends, docent aan de HAN bij Embedded Systems Engineering. We praten even over scratch en de studierichting Embedded Systems tijdens de workshop die hij gaf aan Stedelijk Gymnasium Arnhem.
Keywords: han; embedded systems engineering; hugo arends; hogeschool van arnhem en nijmegen
|What are the risks of genetic modification and nanotechnology?|
Bill Joy, venture capitalist who invests in green technology, discusses the ethical implications of innovation in genetics (such as GM food), nanotechnology and robotics. The risks here are beyond business investment: there are implications for health and the environment as a whole.
Keywords: news&information; venture capitalist; bill joy; green technology; ethics of genetic engineering; responsible genetic engineering; ethical investment; gm food; ethics of gm food; nanotechnology; robotics; ethical business investment; gm food health; gm food environment
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 158 - Where's My Radio 3-7-13|
Could AM/FM radios disappear from new car dashboards in 2 or 3 years? That's the word from an auto industry insider. Whether or not traditional radios disappear from autos, radio stations better be working on their digital delivery future. Chris Tobin, Tom Ray, Chris Tarr, and Kirk Harnack raise the volume on discussing digital delivery platforms, apps, FM chips, and traditional radio listening. TWiRT is sponsored by Omnia Audio and the Omnia range of audio processors for streaming audio, includ...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; radio; technology; radio tech; broadcasting; broadcast engineering; radio engineer; internet radio; streaming radio; fm radio
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 153 - Mics & Levels with Mike Phillips|
Podcasts, talk shows, how-to programs, political commentary and rants, celebrity interviews or just mouthing off -- most compelling audio content starts with a microphone and a quick trip through a mic pre-amp. With thousands of mics on the market, and nearly as many pre-amp choices, how does the home studio user choose the right combination, and set them up properly? We take a shortcut to great advice that works every time! Broadcast audio consultant, Mike Phillips, joins Chris Tobin and me for...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; broadcasting; radio; radio technology; rf technology; broadcast engineering; hd radio; fm radio; microphones
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 155 - Michael Dorrough 2-7-13|
Look into the racked equipment at many radio and TV stations, and recording studios, and you'll find something with the name "Dorrough" on it. Famous in broadcast audio circles for bringing multi-band audio processing to broadcasting, Mike Dorrough exhibits the spirit of invention and innovation. In this episode, we talk with Mike about audio processing and meaningful audio level measurement with his Dorrough Loudness Meter...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; broadcasting; technology; mike dorrough; multi band processing; radio engineering; broadcast engineer; broadcast technology; radio
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 165 - Scott Trask 5-2-13|
We're on location at the new studios of STAR 94.1 (WSTR-FM) and 790 The Zone (WQXI) in Atlanta! Scott Trask, the stations' Chief Engineer, tells us about the build-out process, and what technologies he's using to make the stations run smoothly. TWiRT is sponsored by Axia Audio.
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; broadcasting; radio; radio tech; broadcast engineering; scott trask; star 94; atlanta radio
|This Week In Radio Tech Ep. 143 - Fybush on Hurricane Sandy 11-1-12|
Hurricane Sandy challenged hundreds of radio stations from Maryland to Massachusetts. Dozens were off-air - mostly due to lack of power or flooded transmitter sites. Scott Fybush joins us for some preliminary info on New York area stations hit by Sandy.
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; hurricane sandy; radio tech; radio engineering; broadcasting; broadcast redundancy; radio emergency; scott fybush
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 172 - Pardon Our Dust 6-20-13|
Sinclair Broadcast Group buys Dielectric, saving the antenna company from shutdown. Tom and Chris have a lunch date with Harris. The FCC opens a filing window for LPFM licenses. And we get a thorough video tour of the new Cumulus Country Music Programming facility in Nashville, from Gary Kline. Brought to you by the Telos Z/IP ONE IP codec.
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; broadcasting; radio tech; broadcast engineering; sinclair broadcast; dielectric; nashville; country music; gary kline; cumulus
|CEOLive: U.S. Aerospace - Randy Humphreys|
Interview with Mr. Randy Humphreys, who sits on the Board of Directors for U.S. Aerospace, Inc. (OTCBB: USAE).
Keywords: searchonly; aerospace industry; aerospace manufacturing; aerospace marketaerospace parts; aerospace structures; aircraft materials; engineering aerospace; precision manufacturing; u.s. aerospace; usae
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 185 - Mitch Glider - Network Ops and Big Remotes 10-3-13|
Most radio engineers look after 1 to 8 program channels; Mitch Glider oversees 67 of them! As VP-Engineering for Westwood One in New York City, Mitch directs the technical operations for Westwood One in the CBS Broadcast Center. Plus, Mitch is preparing a roomful of radio mixing and transmission gear for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. It has to work when it gets there in January, 2014, and there's no Radio Shack nearby...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; mitch glider; westwood one; cbs broadcast center; sochi winter olympics; broadcast engineering; radio technology
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 180 - War Stories with Bryan Jones 8-22-13|
Let me help you, help me to help you. Huh? Advice for getting results from Tech Support from a Tech Support Engineer, Bryan Jones. It's a "War Stores" episode of TWiRT, and Bryan Jones has been helping engineers "pull the donkey out of the ditch" for almost 15 years. Chris Tobin joins Kirk Harnack to focus on War Stories from Tech Support!
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; twirt; kirk harnack; bryan jones; broadcasting; broadcast engineering; radio tech; tech support
|What can green designers learn from biologists?|
Janine Benyus believes that biologists have much to teach green designers. Biomimicry requires knowledge of biology, zoology and ecology. Sustainable design, engineering and technology need more biologists to come to the design table.
Keywords: news&information; green design; sustainable design; biomimicry; biology in design; nature in design; sustainable engineering; green technologies; eco-friendly technology
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 145 - Bill Eisenhamer 11-15-12|
Bill Eisenhamer, one of San Diego's busiest radio engineers, talks about solid state FM transmitters, engineering for Arbitron's PPM, and some challenges faced by multi-station engineers. Bill's Blog: http://eisenhamerengineering.wordpress.com/author/beisenhamer/ Bill joins Kirk Harnack for this episode, sponsored by the Axia Radius IP-Audio broadcast mixing console.
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; this week in radio tech; radio technology; broadcast engineering; broadcast technology; broadcasting; radio tech; solid state transmitter; arbitron; bill eisenhamer
|Make Music with Beatwave - AppJudgment|
Beatwave is a simple, fun, and addicting music app!
Keywords: technology; music; beats; beat wave; iphone; ipad; ipod touch; hp; beats audio; sequencer; light; note; sounds; grids; grid morpher; charity water; app store; mixer; audio engineering; mauricio balvanera
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 148 - Mark Humphrey 12-13-12|
AM stations transmitting on FM, too? Some organizations owning hundreds of FM licenses? And the FCC is sitting on thousands of FM license applications because they're mutually exclusive? Welcome to the wacky world of FM translators. Mark Humphrey is a consulting engineer and expert on the proper and prudent use of FM translators. He discusses the history and current state of FM translator application and licensing, and hints at what we might see in the next few years regarding granting of licens...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; radio technology; fm translator; broadcasting; broadcast engineering; fcc; fm licensing; am radio; radio towers; telos; mark humphrey
|How Digital Agency and Software Company Creative Roles Compare|
In Chapter 2 of 11 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, software engineer Chris Hinkle answers "How Does Working at a Software Company Compare and Contrast With Working at a Digital Agency?" Hinkle finds digital advertising creative work to be more experimental and short-term project focused. Switching into software at Evernote, Hinkle connects with the accountability that comes with building software that helps the company meet financial targets...
Keywords: software engineering; making software; working in technology; pitching concepts; selling ideas; digital agency creative job; evernote; chris hinkle; erik michielsen; capture your flag; career transition; experimentation; accountability; innovation
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 147 - Stream Processing 12-6-12|
We focus on a tutorial of setting up a multiband audio processor for making Internet audio streams sound great. Kirk explains the various stages of the Omnia A/XE audio processor and the TWiRT team discusses their own experiences with optimizing the sound of streaming audio. Plus, Chris Tarr describes his trials with installing an FM translator at a location that already has another FM translator. Neighbors have to play nice and not cause each other interference...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; kirk harnack; telos; axia; wor; stream processing; multi-band processing; broadcasting; radio tech; radio engineering; omnia; fm translator
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 142 - Goran Tomas 10-26-12|
In every adversity, seek an opportunity. Such is the case this week as scheduling conflicts moved the production of "This Week in Radio Tech" to a morning slot, rather than our usual Thursday evening (8pm US Eastern Time) spot. The opportunity, then, was to get a guest from Europe - normally fast asleep at TWiRT-live time. Goran Tomas is a recognized expert in audio coding, streaming media, and audio processing for broadcast and streaming...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; this week in radio tech; radio tech; technology; radio; broadcasting; engineering; broadcast engeineer; audio coding; audio processing; twirt; kirk harnack; telos; audio streaming
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 149 - DGPS with Gary Galbraith 12-20-12|
The radio frequencies below the AM broadcast band have found several interesting uses over the past century. A modern-day use of these low frequencies is to disseminate data to correct GPS readings, especially for ships, boats and barges. Gary Galbraith works with Nautel, a provider of DGPS transmitters to the US Government. We look at a DGPS transmission site in Mississippi and discuss this technology...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; radio tech; kirk harnack; gary galbraith; nautel; dgps transmitters; radio frequencies; geocaching; gps; dgps; gps navigation; broadcasting engineering
|This Week in Radio Tech Ep. 141 - Stephen Wilkinson 10-18-12|
Stephen Wilkinson is Technical Operations Manager at Hope Media in Sydney, Australia. He joins Chris Tarr, Chris Tobin and me to talk about some real-life engineering challenges - like when Stephen lost his main studio-transmitter link - and all 3 backup links failed, too! And Kirk has a sad story about a big coax that departed its tower, and the replacement coax isn't working either. Why not? Let's figure it out...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; twirt; this week in radio tech; radio technology; broadcasting; technology; broadcast engineering; dielectric coaxial cable; telos; omnia